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PokerStars Sit And Gos – Heads Up No Blind Increase
Click here to read our PokerStars Review. PokerStars has a wide variety of Sit & Go (SNG) Tournaments available for their players. One of the more popular variations are heads up tournaments, which match the player against a single opponent in a “winner take...
Omaha Beginner Strategy for Hold’em Players (2 Tabling $25 PLO by bigspenda)
Here Spenda plays two $25 Pot-Limit Omaha tables. This is a great beginning video for people who do are trying to switch from Hold’em to...
How, Why and When to Double Barrel in No-Limit Hold’em
In this week’s column, we look at tons of different ideas that govern how, when and why to double barrel on the turn in no-limit hold’em games.
Practical Game Theory in Poker (Part 2): Pre-Flop Ideas
Take it to your opponent before the flop by covering up your own weaknesses when they are being attacked and going after the weaknesses that your opponents show you.
Bluff or Check? Missing the Flop in NLHE (Part 2): Flop Texture
Knowing when to bluff on the flop is determined by a large number of factors, and here we’re going to take a look at how flop texture fits into all of that.
SNG/Sit & Go Shark
Sit N Go tournaments offer more excitement than traditional ring games. But the strategies required to successfully win are different than in other forms of poker. Learn how to use Sit & Go Shark to improve your game and start taking down the top prizes.
Freeroll tournaments are a fine way to increase your bankroll without risking any of your funds. Many players play too loosely and crazily in these events, but you should resist the temptation to do so yourself. Make sure that the prizes offered are sufficient to interest you.
Playing the Small Blind in an MTT Part 1
When it’s folded to your SB in a poker tournament, you ought to be shoving pretty wide if your stack is small. You need to consider how often the big blind will fold, how often he will call and win, and how often he will call and you will win to be able to calculate if it’s profitable to go all in.
Tilt and Why
Rondavu re-evaluates the psychology of tilt and why it occurs. Another Look at Tilt I'm going to explain tilt the way I understand it. I hope it rings true for a lot of you, as it does for me. We are flawed as humans. One of our major flaws is detrimental to good...
Win MTT Poker 05 – Rebuys, Strong Leads
Point 15: Thoughts on the Rebuy/Addon Tournaments The two rebuys I regularly play are the 30 dollars rebuy on Paradise at 6:00 PST and the 10 dollar rebuy on Stars at 7:15 PST. My strategy changes, but varies widely with the table make up. Sometimes you sit down on...
Applications of EV Calculations (Part 2): Bluffing Considerations
Position and outs are connected when it comes to bluffing, and most people don’t realize how they relate to each other through the EV of checking.
Choosing Your Stakes at Limit Hold’em
In this article I would like to discuss just what you can expect to find at various levels these days at six handed limit. Gone are the old days when a good strong solid player could make a living playing $20-$40 online with just the rudiments of the game as a weapon....
Dumpster Diving: A Guide to Playing Trash Hands
If there’s any better way to bring yourself out of a funk at the tables, I have yet to learn about it. Sometimes, playing a few less-than-premium hands can generate big wins and increase your level of play.
Exclusive Interview w/ Max Steinberg “Numbr2intheWorld”
FlopTurnRiver.com is joined by Max Steinberg, known as Numbr2intheWorld in the forums, to talk about his first WSOP bracelet win in event...
Rada’s MTT Tournament Advice Part 1
Playing your table A lot of poker players will tell you their most feared opponent is the loose aggressive guy who you can never really tell what he is raising with, and if you want to play with him, you are essentially gambling. Maybe this time he is bluffing with 10...